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2009-03-03 08:00:00

Plouffe to Speak on the Audacity of Successful Brands NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- David Plouffe, the campaign manager behind Barack Obama's historic presidential election, will join the advertising industry for the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in France this June. Plouffe, scheduled to speak on June 25 at 10:45 am at the Palais in the Debussy auditorium, was the first person, other than family, President Obama credited in his acceptance speech in which he referred...

2008-10-19 15:00:07

Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Barack Obama shattered the record for monthly campaign contributions by raising $150 million in September, officials say. The old mark was $67 million, also set by the Illinois U.S. senator in August, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Obama campaign officials said 632,000 new donors were added to its campaign contributors list in September, raising its total to 3.1 million. They said the average donation was less than $100. "When Barack entered...

2008-08-18 00:00:15

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) - The presidential campaign of Barack Obama says that the Democratic candidate raised more than $51 million in July. Obama's campaign began August with $65.8 million on hand, according to a statement the campaign issued Saturday in Chicago. On Friday, the campaign of Republican candidate John McCain said the presumed GOP nominee had raised $27 million in July. That was McCain's biggest monthly haul since clinching the nomination. McCain reported...

2008-08-13 15:00:21

Mark R. Warner's pick to give a Democratic Convention keynote speech has led to more speculation about Sen. Barack Obama's likely vice presidential choice. The choice of the former Virginia governor for the speech makes it unlikely that current Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine will become Obama's running mate selection and give a speech on the following evening, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe focused only on Warner's background as a business...

2008-08-12 09:00:52

Obama to announce running mate via text, e-mail WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- In an unprecedented move, U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama's campaign said Monday the choice of his running mate will be revealed via e-mail and text messages to supporters. "Barack Obama is about to make one of the most important decisions of this campaign -- choosing a running mate," Obama's campaign manager David Plouffe wrote in an e-mail to supporters. "You have helped build this movement from...

2008-08-12 09:00:52

John McCain's Paris Hilton-Britney Spears ad insults not only Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama but also his supporters, the Obama camp says. Campaign manager David Plouffe is using the ad and any possible backlash in hopes of pushing Obama over the 2 million individual donor mark by the end of August, CNN reported Tuesday. "While supporters like you are out knocking on doors, registering new voters, and organizing in your local communities, our opponents are not even...

2008-08-08 09:00:04

Backers of likely U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama and defeated rival Hillary Clinton say they are negotiating to avoid a convention clash. Negotiators for Sens. Obama, D-Ill., and Clinton, D-N.Y., are scrambling to find a compromise over talk that some Clinton's backers will offer her name in delegates' roll-call vote for the party nomination, The Washington Post reported Friday. Such a move could embarrass Obama and highlight fractures within the Democratic Party, the...

2008-07-18 09:00:33

By Jeff Zeleny and Brian Knowlton Senator Barack Obama raised $52 million in June, recording his second-best fund-raising month of the year through an aggressive mix of large and small contributions that produced more than twice the amount of money raised by his Republican rival, Senator John McCain. Obama will use some of the money to add 20 campaign offices in Virginia, including in small towns that have rarely seen such attention. The state has for years been predictably Republican but...

2008-07-05 15:00:03

PHILADELPHIA _ With four months left until Election Day, the electoral map is tilted in Barack Obama's favor, giving him more paths to win the presidency than John McCain. The presidential contest is being fought largely on what has been Republican turf, with Obama leading or running even in such states as Ohio, Virginia and Colorado. If that continues, it should work to Obama's advantage, although McCain hopes to thwart his rival by removing Michigan and Pennsylvania from the Democratic...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.